Health & Wellness


Resources on general health information, mental health services, testing sites, and more.
 

City of Houston Emergency Operations Center
The City of Houston Emergency Information Center is your resource for up-to-the-minute emergency information.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC is one of the major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services.


Harris County Housing and Community Resource Center – Domestic Abuse
A one-stop-shop for finding rental property, opportunities for first time home buyers, financial assistance, emergency shelter and a variety of other community services.


Houston Health Department
Houston Health Department is to work in partnership with the community to promote and protect the health and social well-being of Houstonians and the environment in which they live.


Houston Parks & Recreation Department
The Houston Parks and Recreation Department system includes 380 developed parks and more than 167 greenspaces totaling over 39,501 acres.


Houston Public Library – Health & Medicine Resources
Online resources on consumer health, nursing, medicine, and more, accessible with your library card.


John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center
This website is a resource to help advance the understanding of the virus, inform the public, and brief policymakers in order to guide a response, improve care, and save lives.


National Alliance on Mental Illness - COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.


National Institutes of Health - COVID-19 Updates
A part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, NIH is the largest biomedical research agency in the world.


ReadyHarris - (Homeland Security & Emergency Management)
ReadyHarris is designed to promote a culture of preparedness across our region that will be more inclusive of the role individual families, nonprofit groups, and the private sector play before, during, and after an emergency.


Texas Health and Human Services - Benefit Finder
State benefit programs help people with little or no money who are in need, including: SNAP Food Benefits, TANF Cash Help, Health Care, Support Services, WIC Food Benefits, and more.


Texas Health and Human Services - Mental Health Support Line
Information on a 24/7 statewide mental health support line to help Texans experiencing anxiety, stress or emotional challenges due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 833-986-1919


Texas Health and Human Services - Drive-Thru Testing Locations
Information on the COVID-19 drive-thru testing locations as well as how to obtain test results


World Health Organization - Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic
WHO Directs and coordinates international health within the United Nations system. Their main areas of work are health systems; health through the life-course; noncommunicable and communicable diseases; preparedness, surveillance and response; and corporate services.

 

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